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Series Painting - French Matrons by Lozano Mary

French Matrons is a painting by Lozano Mary which was uploaded on May 23rd, 2007.

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Page 211, Harper Perennial Publishing House 1997 .“…The inhabitants of Macondo, who no longer remembered the collosal undertaking of Jose Arcadio Buendía, ran to the riverbank and saw with eyes propping in disbelief the arrival of the first and last boat ever to dock in the town. “..” Jose Arcadio Segundo was directing arduous maneuver.

There arrived with him a rich group of splendid matrons who were protecting temselves from the burning sun with gaudy parasol, and wore on their shoulders fine silk kerchiefs, with colored creams on their faces and natural flowers in their hair and golden serpents on their arms and diamondos in their teeth ”

... “ The only thing that remained of that unfortunate venture was the breath of renovation that the matrons from France brought, as their magnificent arts transformed traditional methods of love and their sense of social well-being abolished Catarino’s antiquated place and turned the street into a bazaar of Japanese lanterns and nostalgic hand organs. They were the promoters of the bloody carnival that plunged Macondo into delirium for three days…”